You can create Excel binary workbook (.xlsb) from standard spreadsheets (.xls) in Microsoft Excel itself, using the standard File ► Save.. found in the program. It can also be done in other spreadsheet programs with Excel support. Used to create binary files that load much faster compared to standard spreadsheets.
Convert Microsoft Excel 97 to 2003 workbook to Microsoft Excel binary workbook file.
We have found 5 software records in our database eligible for .xls to .xlsb file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert xls to xlsb on Windows
A popular spreadsheet application distributed with Microsoft Office suite
Convert from xls file format
|Yes, Microsoft Excel supports xls file conversion as a source file type.||Yes||Yes||xls editor||Yes||No||No||No|
|Yes, Microsoft Excel supports xlsb file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||Yes||xlsb editor||Yes||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned xls to xlsb. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
An older office and productivity suite for Windows
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert xls to xlsb on OS X
A popular spreadsheet application from the Microsoft Office suite
Multiplatform software - convert xls to xlsb on any platform
Full-featured spreadsheet tool from LibreOffice suite
Spreadsheet program from OpenOffice.org productivity suite